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I recently came across a nice quickie, so here it goes:

What has 4 letters, sometimes has 9 letters and never has 5 letters.

Sorry, if it is on the site already - I couldn't find it here

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  • $\begingroup$ @JonMarkPerry Can't believe I missed these typos - thanks for edit $\endgroup$ – oleslaw Aug 4 '17 at 6:18
  • $\begingroup$ It's already answered here: quora.com/… $\endgroup$ – CR241 Aug 4 '17 at 7:23
  • $\begingroup$ Are we supposed to answer the question in the title? $\endgroup$ – Ian MacDonald Aug 4 '17 at 13:11
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    $\begingroup$ I was tempted to post this riddle two days ago as well, but it turned out to be posted already here: What is the solution? $\endgroup$ – Glorfindel Aug 4 '17 at 15:06
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The answer is

Correct

Has four letters

"what" has four letters

Sometimes has nine letters

"sometimes" has nine letters

Never has five letters

"never" has five letters

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What : 4 letters, sometimes : 9 letters, never : 5 letters, so is the answer 'correct'?

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  • $\begingroup$ Although your answer was posted a bit earlier (14 seconds, so I guess it's no big deal anyway), I believe @benzene's answer was more complete. $\endgroup$ – oleslaw Aug 4 '17 at 6:21

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